- Cypress, California, United States
- Creative Director at Choura Events
- Sr. Creative Designer at Premier Displays and Exhibits
The Art Institute of California – Orange County, Bachelors, Media Arts & Animation
August 2019 – Present(2 months)riverside,ca
Currently freelancing www.edgararagon.com
January 2019 – August 2019(7 months)Carson, California
Sr. Creative Designer
Premier Displays and Exhibits
August 2018 – December 2018(4 months)Cypress, California
Exhibit & Retail Design
October 2011 – August 2018(6 years 10 months)Carson
I’m one of two designers here at Studio Concpets and I work directly under the owner of which acts as Art Director. I’m responsible for conceptualizing both 2d & 3D. I mainly work on retail environments which entails everything from nesting tables, 4ways, gondolas, shoe sections to wall sections. I also create exhibit concepts from 10’x10′ booths to 130’x40′ floor spaces.
August 2003 – January 2012(8 years 5 months)
I’ve been freelancing / working full time since I was in art school. I feel it helps me out creatively by working on a wide range of projects.Everything from concept design for products to design for a new character. I’ve had fun taking on every challenge that comes my way. I can also do light engineering packs if needed. But I specialize on lighting and rendering and is something I love to do the most.
Bal Seal Engineering
January 2010 – September 2011(1 year 8 months)Foothill Ranch
My job responsibilities will be but are not limited to; graphic design, video production/ editing, photography, website management/ design and digital presentations just to name a few. I will be working with the marketing department.
Black Element Media
August 2009 – July 2010(11 months)
· Design, Render & Engineer – · Graphic / Photography · Point of Purchase Displays · Custom Exhibits · Retail / Residential Environments · Interior Design · Also in charge of marketing / promotions · A little bit on the Project Management side as well
ProValue Packaging & Display
June 2009 – February 2010(8 months)
Currently working on a freelance/contract basis. 3D renderings, 2D concept sketches and photoshop work.
October 2007 – May 2009(1 year 7 months)
I designed concepts for P.O.P displays/fixtures, trade show exhibits and In store layouts. On occasion we’d even design custom furniture for private clients. I also helped design the office space where I worked. I was also responsible for 3D modeling, lighting/renderings & light engineering build packs/ metal drawings for actual production. I also did some of their photography among other creative things like graphic design and web.
October 2006 – October 2007(1 year)
I worked closely with the owner & Art Director by helping them conceptualize every now and then and also 3D model and render out projects for presentation. I also helped out a bit in the production room prepping graphics and cutting graphics.
3D Artist/ Exhibit Designer
January 2005 – October 2006(1 year 9 months)
It was a very small company. I worked with the owner by helping him develop designs and renderings for presentation.
The Art Institute of California – Orange County
Bachelors, Media Arts & Animation
2001 – 2004
Mixed media, web design, graphic design, color theory, 3d design and rendering just to name a few. Tools that have greatly helped me in my career.
LRG – Tokyo Japan 2014
Grand opening of LRG Japan’s first ever store. Located at DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, the new space embodied a distinctly natural theme with forest backdrops and rich wooden brown displays and a few tree trunks added for good measure. Was fun to work with and help design the store with LRG’s creative team.
Martin M. Pegler Award for the Best Booth Design:
I designed the Booth for 3 Sprouts that won an award for the best booth design. Even though I wasn’t mentioned as the designer (Studio Concepts wasn’t mentioned either) and the award went to the company I’m still very happy for them and proud of myself for helping bring this company the attention they deserve. Love their product line. Martin M. Pegler Award for the Best Booth Design: Global Honoree: 3 Sprouts
Comic-Con Coolest Exhibitor Booths 2014
Its nice to be considered coolest booth when the level and scale at Comic-Con is huge!
January 2014 – July 2014
Had its challenges like any other project but all and all the client seemed to be very pleased. I designed (with help from owner / lead designer of Studio Concepts) this booth.
Team Members (1):
LRG – Tokyo Store
January 2014 – March 2014
Helped design this store along with LRG’s creative team. SUPER quick turn around time but it turn out great! Would love to work with the LRG again.
Team Members (1):
Skills & Expertise
- Product Design
- Graphic Design
- Adobe InDesign
- Industrial Design
- Final Cut Pro
- Creative Direction
- Project Management
- Concept Design
- Art Direction
- final cut motion
- Retail Design
- Custom Furniture
- Color Theory
- 3D Modeling
- After Effects
- 3D Studio Max
- Mental Ray
- 3D Design
- Point of Purchase
- Exhibit Design
- Concept Development
- Video Production
- Store Layouts
- Web Design
- Brand Development
- Rhino 3D
- Adobe Photoshop
- Interior Design
Volunteer Experience & Causes
Causes Edgar cares about:
- Animal Welfare
- Arts and Culture
- Civil Rights and Social Action
- Economic Empowerment
- Human Rights
- Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
- Poverty Alleviation
- Science and Technology
- Social Services